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Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test carried out during pregnancy to assess whether the baby has an abnormality or serious health condition.

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Pregnancy at week 15

By week 15, your baby may be able to respond to sound and light, while you are gaining weight and your skin and hair are changing.

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What is a congenital disorder?

Congenital disorder, also known as congenital disease or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. Find out more about congenital disorders.

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Nuchal translucency scan

A nuchal translucency scan is part of the ultrasound scan that may give an indication of chromosomal abnormality. Learn more about how and when it is performed.

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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)

A non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) is a sensitive test to screen for Down syndrome and some other chromosomal disorders in the first trimester of pregnancy.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is one of a number of tests that can be used to detect birth defects in pregnancy

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Amniocentesis: what you need to know - myDr

Amniocentesis is a test that can be done in pregnancy. It is possible to tell from the test whether the fetus has certain birth defects.

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Amniocentesis - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

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RANZCOG - Amniocentesis

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is dedicated to the establishment of high standards of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) is one of a number of tests that can be used to detect birth defects in pregnancy

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